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RAAM a Backgrounder

From the RAAM Website – http://www.raceacrossamerica.org/records—awards.html

The concept of a bicycle race across America can be traced back to newspaperman George Nellis, who in 1887 crossed the USA on a 45-pound iron high-wheel bicycle with no gears and with pedals attached directly to the front wheel. 316 more words

My First Trip to the South!!

My First Trip to the South!!

9 June :

It was a superb day. We were all at the airport in Nagpur, waiting for our plane. 1,254 more words


Climate change ride / Marche pour le climat a vélo

Today had a nice leisurely cycle ride around Grenoble, with some nice music, and 500 other people….!

A march, yet on bikes, was organised to raise people’s awareness of, and show how many people are interested in, climate. 6 more words


So you want to try bikepacking...

On Saturday, May 11th, I (Carter) went on my first bikepacking adventure with a couple members of the Sault Cycling Club. The plan was to ride approximately 80km from the Hiawatha parking lot out to Sawpit Beach, camp out overnight, and ride home the next day. 1,947 more words

Expedition Reports

Day 9, Carcassonne to Cap d'Agde and the Mediterranean

Whether it was because we knew the end was nigh or it was the accumulated days in the saddle and but at Carcassonne we were feeling the effect of so many days of riding. 423 more words


Carapaz wins Stage 14 to take overall lead of Giro d'Italia

COURMAYEUR, Italy — Richard Carapaz of Ecuador won the grueling 14th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Saturday to move into the overall lead.

Carapaz, who rides for Movistar, attacked with just over 25 kilometres remaining of the 131-kilometre (81-mile) route from Saint-Vincent to Courmayeur in the Valle d’Aosta region near the French border. 238 more words


Buttercups at Ashurst Wood

Out on my bike again today.

I took the opportunity to explore north of Ashurst Wood.

It’s so enjoyable to discover “new” villages and verdant countryside. 54 more words